Community Documents

Northern Affairs in Municipal and Northern Relations supports and facilitates the provision of municipal services and infrastructure in 48 designated communities in the unorganized territory of northern Manitoba as defined by The Northern Affairs Act.

The Northern Affairs Division provides this support to communities in a number of program areas that include municipal administration, public works, environmental services, protective services, community development, land-use planning, community planning, and infrastructure development.

The following community resource documents are available for communities to facilitate their work:


A Safe Workplace: A Workplace Safety and Health Manual for Your Community [.html]

Indigenous Organizations in Manitoba [.pdf / 1.43 MB]

Community Profiles [.html]


Community Management Series


Election Official's Handbook


Financial Management Guide



Northern Affairs Manual of Policies and Procedures


Population Projections


Recreation Director's Handbook  [.pdf / 14.54 MB]